The Lipan Lady Indians won the 10-team Hamilton tournament Saturday, defeating Hamilton 53-33 in the championsip game to improve to 6-0 on the season. They defeated Gatesville 56-31 Friday afternoon in the semifinals, and beat Salado 73-29 Thursday in the first round. The next game for the Lipan boys will be Tuesday at home against Zephyr. The Lady Indians’ next game will be Saturday at home against Sanger.
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers (7-5) won their Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Div. II six-man regional playoff game over Alvin Living Stones (5-5), 58-8 today in Buckholts. The game was moved up from 3 p.m. to 11 a.m. because of severe weather in the forecast. Coach Kirby Rasco’s Pioneers’ will take on Fredericksburg Heritage Christian School in the state semifinal playoff round, but the site and date for that game have not bee set. The Eagles are 8-3 after defeating Lifegate Christian Friday, 30-22, in their regional playoff.
The Granbury Pirates defeated Kimber Creek 48-30 Friday night in Keller for their second basketball victory in as many outings this season.
The Granbury Pirates defeated Waco University 54-47 Friday night in their boys basketball season home opener in the James Wann Sports Center. The win improved coach David Breazeale’s Pirates to 2-0 on the season.
The Tolar Rattlers led the entire game, downing Quinlan Boles 34-14 in Class 2A area football playoffs Friday night at Alvarado. It’s the first time Tolar has won two playoff games in a season in 11-man football, school officials said. Tolar, 10-2 and number 10 in the state according to Dave Campbell’s website 2A rankings, faces second-ranked and 11-0 Mart next. That game is set for 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28, at Newsome Stadium in Mansfield, 3700 E. Broad St. All tickets will be priced at $6, Tolar head coach Mike Franklin said Saturday morning. Tolar’s fans will sit on the visitors side.
Azle Christian posted a 114-64 victory over Granbury Cornerstone Christian Friday at Porcupine Stadium in Springtown to capture the Texas Christian Athletic Federation Div. II state football championship, ending it on the 45-point mercy rule in the fourth quarter. League officials present said this was the highest-scoring TCAF Div. II state final ever.